16th October, 2016

Heather Stewart, Chair of the Association of Child Psychotherapists, met with James Morris, MP and Parliamentary Private Secretary to Jeremy Hunt, on Friday 14th October at his constituency office in... More

14th October, 2016

The NICE children’s attachment quality standard (QS133) was published on the NICE website yesterday. The ACP contributed to the standard identifying key areas including, comprehensive... More

12th October, 2016

Despite the collective efforts of schools, social workers and hospitals, children and parents speak of reduced child mental health services, unable to help patients until their condition becomes... More

10th October, 2016

ACP member, Katie Argent, writes for the Guardian about children who suffer from severe emotional difficulties."These are the children for whom general interventions, such as... More

30th September, 2016

Young person NRM writes for ACP about the pressure on young people today and the constant ‘need’ to make an impression and openly express yourself, to people online.She says: "There... More

28th September, 2016

ACP member, Gabrielle Lorenz attended the All Party Parliamentary Group for Children (APPGC), looking at the Social Care Review.  Tim Loughton MP chaired the meeting which started with an... More

16th September, 2016

@ACPbulletin on Twitter has recently passed the 3,000 followers mark.  For those new to Twitter, the ACP shares stories related to children and young people’s mental health/... More

16th September, 2016

The ACP and BPC are looking to make a joint response to the Government's consultation on "Reporting and Acting on Child Abuse and Neglect": More

14th September, 2016

Report by the Women and Equalities Committee exposes the shocking scale of sexual harassment and sexual violence that is not being tackled effectively in English schools. This inquiry has... More

7th September, 2016

Nicholas Dakin, Labour MP, Scunthorpe, asks for Mindfulness in schools to be debated by MPs. He said: "Childhood is a time for acquiring life skills alongside academic knowledge.... More


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